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Tanzania Population and Housing Census 2002


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2002 - 08/2002
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic, and health-related topics as well.

The Tanzania 2002 Census was carried out on August 25, 2002 and covered both mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar. Topics covered include household and population characteristics, as well deaths in the household, survival of parents and summary birth histories.